Basque movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant basque movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, sincere and captivating films and TV shows about / with basque, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, couples, violence, sex, family relations, terrorism and death plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in Spain, USA, France and other countries.
basque movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as basque: Blinded (1997), Cows (1992), Fire (2014), Companeros (1970), The Tree of Blood (2018), Ander (2009), Now, Forager (2012), The War Is Over (1966), The Deputy and the Congressman (1978), Under the Stars (2007).

List of basque movies

Blinded (1997)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Featuring plenty of two-fisted action with romantic and political overtones, this intelligent thriller from Spanish director Daniel Calparsoro is set in the Basque region of northernmost Spain and centers on the clash between two Basque terrorists ...
Plot: murder, basque, eta terrorist group, terrorism, runaway, forced sexual contact, town mayor, male female relationship, violence, son, terrorist group, sex ...
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Cows (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: battles, civil war, cow, basque, family problems, incest, soldier, hopes, political unrest, death in the family, human nature, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century, 1870s
Place: basque country
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Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One day, someone puts a bomb on Carlos car and kill his wife and leaves his daughter of 10 years old without legs. Eleven years later, he lives in Barcelona with his daughter but he never forgot the past, the hate, the suffering of that accident. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, obsessive quest, terrorism, traumatic experience, terrorist group, police officer, isolated house, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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Companeros (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arms dealer Yolaf Peterson aims to make a sale to guerilla Mongo, but the money is locked in a bank safe, the combination known only to Professor Xantos, a prisoner of the Americans. Yolaf agrees to free Xantos, accompanied by reluctant guerilla ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, train, marriage, coin, pacifist, epic battle, noose, buddy, hawk, orchestral, hostage, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america
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The Tree of Blood (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marc and Rebeca, a young couple, travel to an old country house that used to belong to their family. Once there, they write the shared history of their roots, creating a huge family tree that harbours relationships of love, heartbreak, sex, madness, ...
Plot: family secret, spanish civil war, lgbt, family secrets, lesbian sex, full moon, female nudity, telephone call, blonde, infidelity, pubic hair, male nudity ...
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Ander (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay love, gay romance, immigrants, farmer, forbidden love, self discovery, love and romance, family relations, dull life, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: peru
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Now, Forager (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. They live simply, according to the seasons. When Regina seeks more stability, their marriage is put to a test.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, relationship vs career, lifestyle, ambition, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfilled love, life turned upside down, couples, disorder, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, tense, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: idealism, rebellion, aging, society, state affairs, dishonesty, new wave, political unrest, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, introspection, coincidence ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france, andalusia ...
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The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Madrid, Roberto Orbea is a member of the Spanish communist party. He is married to Carmen, and he has been elected as Deputy in the first democratic elections in Spain. But his enemies, the fascist, know his double life. Roberto likes boys, and they ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: politics, male prostitute, love triangle, murder, vandalism, militant, blackmail, hospital, infidelity, hustler, hidden camera, one night stand ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, venice
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Under the Stars (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Selfish, opportunistic Benito returns to his home in Navarre when he learns that his father is dying. There, he reconnects with his younger brother Lalo, a metal sculptor who is emotionally needy. Benito also develops a surprising bond with Ainara, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching
Plot: family in crisis, family relations, family problems, self discovery, siblings relations, lifestyle, youth, career change, down on your luck, homecoming, death in the family, high maintenance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bilbao. The commander of the Guardia Civil, Evaristo Torrecuadrada discovers that his son Paco of 17 years old is a heroin addict. His hope was to see him in the Military Academy. Paco, by differences with his father, runs away from home with a ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: friendship, heroin addiction, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, overdose, youth, juvenile delinquency, graphic violence, buddies, crimes, parents and children, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
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Question of Luck (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the Spanish neo-noir film Question of Luck Julio (Eduardo Noriega) is at a turning point in his life. His fish farm business has collapsed, and his attractive fiancee, Concha (Leire Berrocal) is pushing Julio to get married. But Julio seems ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: dishonesty, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, murder, village, cons and scams, femme fatale, deadly, crime gone awry, betrayal, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
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Ogro (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At the close of 1973, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted. The caudillo is aging, though, and the future of the régime is ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: terrorism, eta terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), terrorist group, terrorist attack, terrorist bombing, murder, bomb, basque, fascism, revolution, shot to death ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, year 1978
Place: basque country, spain, madrid
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Clandestine (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three boys escape from a youth prison in Spain, and head for the city of Madrid. Xabi and Joel, both Spanish, and an Arabic boy named Driss, quickly meet up with some eccentric people on the road. Joel, and the very cute and lovable Driss have no ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, love affair, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, betrayal, police, criminal heroes, crime, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
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For 80 Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Where is the thin line that separates friendship from desire? After more than 50 years without seeing each other, two 70 years old women dare crossing the line
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, friendship, hospital, farm, gays and lesbians, gender, reunion, unfulfillment, golden years, aging, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain
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Foreign Land (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, a young Brazilian decides to leave his country and travel to her native land. In a foreign land, he finds love and danger.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: on the run, couples, dealer, crime, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, love and romance, gang, opposites attract, romance, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: spain, brazil, latin america, europe, madrid ...
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The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, ira, kgb, chase, fbi, trap, cold war, gangsters, vengeance, hidden identity, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, russia, virginia, moscow russia, london ...
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Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, erotic, atmospheric, sexy, serious ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, lesbian romance, love and romance, lesbian love, lgbt, fall in love, couples, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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The Passage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Style: suspense, factual, tense, disturbing
Plot: scientist, world war two, exploitation, pursuit, resistance, nazi, ss officer, shepherd, rescue mission, nazis, nudity (full frontal - brief), female in shower ...
Time: 1940s
Place: basque country
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Red Lights (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: family problems, danger, crimes, couples, crumbling marriage, hitchhiker, traffic jam, murder, divorce, guilt, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, native americans, gang, brothel, prostitute, fall in love, nephew, protector, danger, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon, san francisco
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The White Dove (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a Spanish Drama-Romance starring Antonio Banderas
Plot: terrorism, incest, eta terrorist group, flamenco, political conflict, death of daughter, political activist, fascist, basque, bar owner, police officer, hate ...
Place: andalusia, spain
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Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. But his biggest enemy, the Spanish police officer Vinolas, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, chase, spanish civil war, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, graphic violence, heroes, hidden identity, chases and races, society, military, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, spain
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The Red Squirrel (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jota is about to commit suicide. As he fighting against himself, trying to jump off a bridge, a girl riding a motorcycle falls off the bridge. He runs to help her, and goes with her to the hospital. She has forgotten even what her name is, and he ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, psychological, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: amnesia, motorcycle, lie, haunted by the past, couples, camp, disorder, under the surface, memory loss, couple relations, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
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Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a circular place (Círculo polar) where the day never ends in the ...
Style: non-linear, clever, contemplative, serious, touching ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, brother sister incest, coming of age, snow, pilot, paper airplane, romance, relationships, magic realism, hopes, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, antarctica, australia, scandinavia, spain ...
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Mexico, Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: tense, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: expedition, legends and myths, amazon, insanity, treasure hunt, gold, obsession, treasure, slavery, adventure, jungle, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
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Michael's Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Opening at the funeral mass for Mikel, we flashback to those that played a part in Mikel's life and death; his estranged wife, his traditional Basque mother, a female impersonator and friend to Mikel in his coming out, and even the local priest.
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: funeral, society, crumbling marriage, coming out, domestic disturbance, unfulfillment, gender, couples, family relations, estrangement, friends, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: basque country, spain, europe
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